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ThinkPad 11b/g/n Wireless LAN Mini-PCI Express Adapter II for Windows XP - ThinkPad
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ThinkPad Wireless LAN (11b/g/n)
6iwc30ww.exe
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1.00.0029.8 14 Sep 2011
README for ThinkPad Wireless LAN (11b/g/n)
6iwc30ww.txt
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1.00.0029.8 14 Sep 2011

This package installs the software (Wireless LAN driver and Utility) to enable the following devices:

  • ThinkPad 11b/g/n Wireless LAN Mini-PCI Express Adapter II

Note:

  • If this package has been installed, updating (overwrite-installing) this package will fix problems, add new functions, or expand functions as noted below.
  • This program is language independent and can be used with any language system.

 

Contents
Supported ThinkPad Systems
Supported Operating Systems
Summary of changes
Important information
Requirements
Installation instructions
Uninstallation instructions
Determining which version is installed

 

Supported ThinkPad Systems
  • Edge 13, Edge 14, Edge 15
  • Edge E30, Edge E40, Edge E50
  • L410, L510, L412, L512
  • R400, R500
  • SL410, SL510
  • T400, T400s, T410, T410i, T410s, T410si
  • T500, T510, T510i
  • W500, W510, W701, W701ds
  • X100e
  • X200, X200s, X200 Tablet
  • X201, X201i, X210s, X201 Tablet

 

Supported Operating Systems
  • Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition, Professional SP2, SP3
  • Microsoft Windows XP Tablet PC Edition 2005 SP2, SP3

 

Summary of Changes

Where:

  • [Important] Important update
  • (New) New function or enhancement
  • (Fix) Correction to existing function

Version 1.00.0029.8 (6IWC30WW)

  • (Fix) Fixed an issue where wireless reconnection could not be made without rebooting after disconnection.

Version 1.00.0029.1 (6IWC28WW)

  • (Fix) Fixed an issue where wireless reconnection might take long time.
  • (Fix) Fixed an issue where wireless reconnection might fail after resuming normal operation from standby/suspend state.
  • (Fix) Fixed an issue where the wireless On-Screen Display might show the wireless radio turned off after resuming normal operation from standby/ suspend state.

Version 1.00.0026.0 (6IWC24WW)

  • (Fix) Fixed an issue where wireless connection might disconnect.
  • (Fix) Fixed an issue where wireless connection failed with the wireless channel 12 or 13 when SSID was not broadcasted (Stealth mode).

Note:
Please refer to the README file under the "File details" section for a complete list of changes fixed by this driver update.

 

Important Information

The following version of this software has a chance of 'ThinkPad 11b/g/n Wireless LAN Mini-PCI Express Adapter II' card unusable.

Package Driver Build ID
1.00.0004 1080.3.416.2009 6IWC09WW (or lower)

The problem was fixed with the following version, so update your software to the latest one.

Package Driver Build ID
1.00.0011 1085.5.706.2009 6IWC14WW (or higher)

 

Requirements
  • If you use ThinkVantage Access Connections, the following software must be installed.
  • If you currently use IEEE 802.1x authentication on Windows XP Service Pack 1 and do not use WPA encryption, Lenovo recommends you to uninstall Q826942 (WPA Supplicant update rollup package in Windows XP) and Q815485 (WPA Wireless Security Update in Windows XP). This does not apply if you are running Windows XP Service Pack 2.
    To check if Q826942 or Q815485 is installed and to uninstall it:
    1. Start Windows XP and logon with administrative privileges.
    2. Click Start and then click Control Panel.
    3. Click Add or Remove Programs.
    4. Click Windows XP Hotfix (SP2) Q826942 or Windows XP Hotfix (SP2) Q815485 if it is listed under Currently installed programs.
    5. Click Remove and follow the instructions on the screen.
      Note:
      The above action will remove all the fixes within the update rollup package, Q826942. You may need to re-install the other specific hotfixes you expect for this rollup package.
  • You may need to reenter security information after updating the Wireless LAN driver.

 

Installation Instructions

Notes:

Manual Install

This section assumes to use Internet Explorer and Windows Explorer.

[Downloading file]

  1. Click once on the underlined file name. Once this is done, some pop-up windows will appear.
  2. Follow the instructions on the screen.
  3. In the window to choose Run or Save, click the Save button.
  4. Choose the folder you would like to download the file to and click the Save button. A different window will appear and the download will begin and complete. Once the download has completed, there may or may not be a message stating that the download completed successfully.

[Extracting file]

  1. Make sure to be logged on with administrative account.
  2. Locate the directory where the file was downloaded.
  3. Locate the file that was downloaded and double-click it.
  4. Follow the instructions on the screen.
  5. In the "Select Destination Location" window, click Next. If you would like to select a different folder, click Browse.
  6. In the "Ready to Install" window, click Install. All the necessary files will be extracted to the folder selected in the step 9.

[Installing files]

  1. Make sure the checkbox next to "Install ..... now" is checked and click Finish.
  2. Follow the instructions on the screen to complete installation and restart the computer.

Finally delete the file saved in Step 4.

Silent Install

Note: This is intended for system administrators only.

  1. Refer to the "Manual Install" section, and download and extract the file.
  2. In the step 11 of the "Installing files" section, uncheck the checkbox next to "Install ..... now", and then click Finish to cancel installation.
  3. At the command line, execute setup.exe with the -S option.
    Example: [Path where the files were extracted]\setup -S

 

Uninstallation Instructions
Manual Uninstall
  1. Start Windows and logon with administrative account.
  2. Click Start, then click Control Panel.
  3. Click Add/Remove Programs.
  4. Click ThinkPad Wireless LAN Adapter Software, and click Remove or Change/Remove.
  5. Follow the instructions on the screen to complete uninstallation and restart the computer.

 

Determining which version is installed
  1. Click Start, then click Control Panel.
  2. Click Add or Remove programs.
  3. Select ThinkPad Wireless LAN Adapter Software then click Click here for support information.
  4. Check the software version.

The following versions have been released to date. Access Connections for each of those versions are also available.

Package Driver Build ID Access Connections Release
1.00.0029.8 1094.3.819.2011 6IWC30WW 5.62 or higher Current release
1.00.0029.1 1092.2.1021.2010 6IWC28WW 5.62 or higher 6iwc28ww.exe
6iwc28ww.txt
1.00.0026.0 1092.0.628.2010 6IWC24WW 5.62 or higher 6iwc24ww.exe
6iwc24ww.txt
1.00.0023.0 1090.3.0517.2010 6IWC32WW 5.62 or higher 6iwc23ww.exe
6iwc23ww.txt
1.00.0023.0 1088.0.0310.2010 6IWC22WW 5.62 or higher 6iwc22ww.exe
6iwc22ww.txt
1.00.0017.1 1085.22.1217.2009 6IWC21WW 5.50 or higher 6iwc21ww.exe
6iwc21ww.txt
1.00.0017 1085.20.1103.2009 6IWC19WW 5.50 or higher

6iwc19ww.exe
6iwc19ww.txt

1.00.0013 1085.16.706.2009 6IWC17WW 5.30 or higher

6iwc17ww.exe
6iwc17ww.txt

1.00.0011 1085.5.706.2009 6IWC14WW 5.30 or higher 6iwc14ww.exe
6iwc14ww.txt


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Document ID : DS003636
Legacy Document ID : MIGR-72700
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